In 9 weeks (May 16) Marta and I will be leaving for our 40 day pilgrims walking adventure on the Camino de Santiago. As we finalize our preparation I am taking the time to be good to my feet. It has been a long winter in heavy boots and socks and my feet need dedicated exercise and massage to remove the tension, strain and tenderness that has accumulated. Yoga is a great way to take care of your feet. Your feet will get a healthy workout in many yoga postures. Being barefoot and focusing on balancing weight distribution and body alignment is just the start.
For this blog post I have compiled a sequence of 9 yoga poses, and highlighted the different benefits for your feet and lower legs. I kept the postures easy at beginner’s level so that the focus is on the feet. This yoga practice could be a stand-alone session at the end of a long day, or could be added to the beginning or end of a longer Yoga practice or another exercise routine. Continue reading